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Luz, Anima, Ação / Between Frames – The Art of Brazilian Animation

A film by Eduardo Calvet

Brazil, History/Art Documentary, 2013
99 min, FullHD, Color
Portuguese with English subtitles

This film was screened as a part of the 2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF17)


Almost a century old, the history of Brazilian animation is filled with rich and exciting characters, the memory of whom marked generations of lives. LUZ, ANIMA, AÇÃO shows how Brazilian animation was made for feature films, TV and publicity, by the hands of its creators. The film also nostalgically returns to the screen the most memorable animated characters and creations throughout Brazil’s history. After screening in all corners of its home country, the documentary had its international premiere at the Palm Beach International Film Festival only a few weeks prior to coming to Austin.

Regional Premiere

About the director

Eduardo Calvet wEduardo Calvet was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and received his degree in Audiovisual Studies at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. His most important projects include BRAZILIAN COMICS, a 5-episode TV series which aired on cable TV in 2008, and IDEOGRAPH, a 12-episode TV series focused on the art of Brazilian painters. LUZ, ANIMA, AÇÃO is his first feature-length film.


Producer: Felipe Haurelhuk
Production Companies: Ideograph
Screenwriter: Eduardo Calvet
Cinematographer: Roberto Riva
Editor: Fernando Mendonça, Bruno Torres
Sound Design: Renato Alencar
Music: Renato Alencar

Print Source: Felipe Haurelhuk,



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